Throwback Céline–It looks like Céline was feeling in a danceable mood for its spring-summer 2008 campaign which starred Karen Elson. The British model was joined by ballet dancer Nikolaj Hübbe for a series of images photographed by Bruce Weber. Fast forward to today and the Céline woman is still a fan of dancing. The brand’s spring 2014 advertisements feature poses choreographed by Stephen Galloway.
Animal Planet–Airport retailer T-Galleria taps Karen Elson for its 2014 campaign featuring a collage of wild animals, blue skies and sea life. Image maker Mat Maitland worked on art direction for the photographs where the British model exudes a calm and cool refinement against the colorful and surreal backdrop. To see more of Karen, check out her recent campaign for Louis Vuitton’s “Spirit of Travel” project.
English Rose–British model Karen Elson lands yet another campaign with Kurt Geiger’s spring-summer 2014 campaign. The images were shot on location at London’s Kew Gardens and feature the brand’s first ever handbag range. “We were inspired by the contemporary English rose. Elegantly provocative, the season fuses signature London-cool with designs to suit our daily uniform and everything but the dress for the art of living,” says creative director Rebecca Farrar-Hockley.
Rykiel’s Bold Spring–The spring-summer 2014 campaign from Sonia Rykiel goes for a colorful and graphic look with these new advertisements starring British model Karen Elson. Fashion photographer Craig McDean shoots the whimsical featuring oversized shapes to go along with the new season’s pretty pastels and luxe knitwear. And in case you missed it, see the pre-fall 2014 collection from Sonia Rykiel.
Garden Lady–Fashion label Paule Ka continues its collaboration with photographer Venetia Scott for its spring-summer 2014 campaign. British model Karen Elson poses in Los Angeles in the vintage style snaps made with creative direction by Paule Ka designer Serge Cajfinger. Captured in a lush garden setting, the season’s prints and ladylike silhouettes truly stand out.
Elson for Wu – Taiwanese designer Jason Wu enlists another iconic model, Karen Elson, for his spring 2014 campaign. Wu’s previous stars include Stephanie Seymour and Christy Turlington. Once again, Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin capture the model in super glam gowns with lingerie-inspired accents. The images were made with art direction by Patrick Li and styling by Kate Young.
Karen – Following up a series of portraits starring Gisele Bundchen, denim label BLK DNM taps British model Karen Elson for a set of images lensed by creative director Johan Lindeberg. Karen was photographed on location in Nashville, Tennessee, wearing denim looks from the brand. See more images from the shoot on Blkdnmcloseup.com
Leading Women – For its latest campaign, British retailer Marks and Spencer taps leading women ranging from an athlete to a model to a top fashion editor. Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, the advertisements star Vogue fashion editor Grace Coddington, model Karen Elson, singers Ellie Goulding and Laura Mvula, Katie Piper, Jasmine Whitbread, Olympic Gold winning-Nicola Adoms, author Monica Ali, nurse Hellen Ellen, Darcey Bussell, Tracey Emin and actress Helen Mirren. The inspirational and influential women model the brand’s autumn-winter collection.
Lover in New York – Australian brand Lover launches its first ever campaign starring the iconic Karen Elson. The British model is a favorite of the industry’s top photographers and is also a talented musician in her own right. Lina Scheynius photographed the redhead on film in New York City for the new advertisements which feature the “Chorus” collection of ultra-feminine lace dresses.
Fall Mood – The thirties influence of Louis Vuitton’s autumn collection spills over to the fall 2013 campaign featuring an all star cast including Gisele Bundchen, Karen Elson, Carolyn Murphy and Isabeli Fontana. Photographed by Steven Meisel, the quartet poses on a moody set wearing fur jackets, silk dresses and matching short coifs which evoke a retro elegance as they lounge in a hotel room.